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Fragile Futures

What does it take to start helping people, living in some of the most climate vulnerable places, adapt to its impacts? Fancy next-gen solutions or scaling proven solutions which build climate resilience of communities? A short feature exploring these questions and reiterating what’s needed for effective climate action.

Featuring Asif Saleh, Executive Director, BRAC

When climate change is child`s play, the future looks greener

Children will be facing the heaviest blows of the climate crisis. Can play help them connect better to this unfolding catastrophe that’s going to impact them the most?

Featuring Areefa Zafar, Lead, ECD Intervention in Mainstream and Kuri Chisim, Adolescent Programme Lead at BRAC Institute of Educational Development.

The future of oceans with Myisha Ahmad and Heather Koldewey

A podcast episode focusing on the importance of nature-based solutions, such as mangroves, in the climate action mix, participation of local communities in conserving ecosystems and the potential of blue carbon in tackling climate change.

Featuring Myisha Ahmad, Specialist, Climate and Environment, BRAC

Does BRAC offer a different model for development organizations?

Founded half a century ago in Bangladesh, BRAC now operates in 11 countries in Africa and Asia. Our strategy is built on growing social enterprises, both to tackle social challenges and generate revenue, at the same time. Could this approach be a model for other development organisations?

Featuring Shameran Abed, Executive Director of BRAC International

How Governments Can Reach Those Furthest Behind First

As we reach the halfway point for implementing the SDGs, governments must urgently recommit to their promise to leave no one behind, and ensure poverty alleviation programs recognise and account for the web of overlapping constraints that effectively “trap” people in poverty.

By Claire Hutchings, Director of Monitoring, Evidence, and Learning at BRAC Ultra-Poor Graduation Initiative

New Research Reveals Path to Equity in Early Childhood Development

The greatest challenge in early childhood development is to enable those children who are the least privileged to enter kindergarten as well-prepared as those who are the most privileged. New research has found a model that achieves that.

By Erum Mariam, Executive Director of the BRAC Institute of Educational Development, BRAC University in Bangladesh

How to Get on Track to Eradicate Extreme Poverty

Escaping a poverty trap requires a “big push” - a significant transfer of resources and support that can address multiple barriers in one go. Governments are investing in the Graduation approach to begin to fully address extreme poverty.

By Gregory Chen, Managing Director of Ultra-Poor Graduation Initiative at BRAC

Graduating out of poverty: Can it be done?

A podcast episode on the Graduation approach and how communities in extreme poverty can take charge of their own transformation.

Featuring Gregory Chen, Managing Director of Ultra-Poor Graduation Initiative at BRAC, and Rozina Haque, Associate Director of Ultra-Poor Graduation Programme at BRAC and BRAC International

The Recurring Power of a Flexible System of Schools

Achieving educational outcomes on a massive scale requires putting aside traditional assumptions about learning systems - such as what a school looks like and how a teacher is trained.

By Sarah-Jane Saltmarsh, Head of Thought Leadership & Programme and Enterprise Communication and Safi Rahman Khan, Director of Education, Skills Development and Migration at BRAC

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